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Redwood Forest Mysteries by Derek Rowe. Photo by Brian Giebelhaus

Public Art creates tourist destinations, interprets community history and diversity, inspires thought, and adds artistic vision to a place.

Find out about artist calls and project updates below. We also have Public Art News & Updates you can sign up for.

 

Artist Calls

Name Details Address
Creative Bike Rack at Surrey Arts Centre

 

Don't miss your chance to design Surrey's first bike rack at Surrey Arts Centre. The theme for this opportunity is "Move, Create, Grow!"

Read the Artist Call
Read the FAQs

 

13750 88 Avenue
Surrey Arts Centre
(Whalley)
Creative Bike Rack in Fleetwood

Don't miss your chance to design Surrey's first bike rack in Fleetwood. The theme for this opportunity is "Crossroads, Connections, Community."

Read the Artist Call
Read the FAQs

Fleetwood area

 

In Progress

Name Details Picture Address
The Rivers that Connect Us by kʼwyʼiʼyʼe Spring Salmon Studio (Drew Atkins, Phyllis Atkins, and Aaron Jordan)

 

Four monumental paddles encircle a round medallion base with a design inspired by the traditional form of a Coast Salish spindle whorl.

 

56 Avenue & Highway 10
Museum of Surrey
(Cloverdale)
The Moment by Studio Morison

Following three months of research and engagement with over 300 locals, Studio Morison’s design for the iconic sculpture for the future Clayton Community Centre offers the community a creative place to make art, meet friends, and transform for events.

72 Avenue between 184 and 188 Streets
Clayton Community Centre
(Cloverdale)

Guardian Spirits by Trenton Pierre

Fabricated in white frit dots on clear glass, these mirrored designs for the windows of the North Surrey Sport and Ice Complex symbolize reconciliation in the form of a contemporary Salish dance mask and drum.

12780 110 Avenue
North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex
(Whalley)

We Are All Connected to This Land by Phyllis Atkins Cut from powder-coated red aluminum and attached to the concrete barrier walls of the bridge near Bear Creek, this artwork honours the land's natural and cultural heritage.
 

8448 King George Boulevard
Bear Creek Park
(Whalley)

The Living Fraser River by Casto Solano A public art sculpture visible day and night was unanimously recommended for commissioning by a selection panel made up of citizens who live and work in Fraser Heights. The artist's proposal was inspired by the Fraser River.
 

10588 160 Street
Fraser Heights Recreation Centre
(Guildford)

 

Recently Completed

Name Details Picture Address
Blankets by Erica Stocking Three fibreglass sculptures of blankets in different configurations (folded, draped, and wrapped) respond to the purpose of the building: to provide energy and warmth to the City Centre neighbourhood.
 

10357 133 Street
West Village Park & District Energy Centre
(City Centre)

Weave of Time by Bruce Walther A glass mosaic artwork plays off the neighbourhood's name and depicts the natural and human heritage of Port Kells.
 

18918 88 Avenue
Port Kells Centennial Hall
(Guildford)

Raven and the First Sunrise by Brandon Gabriel This vinyl glazing on the library windows tells the First Nations origin story in which the raven brings sunlight to the earth.
 

15105 105 Avenue
Guildford Library
(Guildford)

Eight Salmon Heads by Leslie Wells

This vingyl glazing on the program room windows honours the salmon valued by the coast-dwelling Semiahmoo First Nation.

13750 88 Avenue
Surrey Arts Centre
(Whalley)

snəw̓eyəɬ: Nature’s Gods (Nature’s Teachers) by Wes Antone

Learn what animals can teach us with these eleven vinyl glazings on the doors and windows of the Surrey Nature Centre.

14225 Green Timbers Way
Surrey Nature Centre
(Whalley)

Retro-Perspective by Drew Atkins This vinyl glazing on the courtyard windows combines Coast Salish design elements with a retro look reminiscent of 1950s wallpaper and modernist sculptures.

13750 88 Avenue
Surrey Arts Centre
(Whalley)

The Fisherman's Charm by Anthony Gabriel

These graceful birds featured on Surrey's 2018 public art street banners are considered to be good luck by fishermen.

All over Surrey

 

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